Arlington Veterinarians

Arlington VeterinarianChristina Minton, DVM

Dr. Christina Minton is the owner and practicing veterinarian for Crossroads Animal Clinic. She is originally from Arlington, TX. A Cum Laude graduate of Texas A & M University, she earned her degree in Biomedical Science and was a member of the Dean's List. She was also a scholar athlete as a member of the Women's Equestrian Team. She later earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.

Even as a young child, all Dr. Minton has ever wanted was to be a veterinarian. "It makes me feel good when I have a really hard case that makes a full recovery. I love how happy those people are having their friend back. I like seeing them leave with their tails wagging happily."

Dr. Minton is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association and the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association. She has special interests in ultrasound, surgery, dentistry and internal medicine.

She shares her home with two dogs, a teacup poodle named Olive, a miniature Poodle named Arya, an Italian Greyhound named Indiana ("Indy"), a bearded dragon named Rango and a cat named Maggie Moo. She enjoys spending her time away from the clinic playing with her young child, horseback riding, reading, walking, going to movies, garden shopping with her friends and sisters as well as watching college football with her husband.

Arlington VeterinarianKelsey Daugette, DVM

Dr. Kelsey Daugette is an associate veterinarian here at Crossroads Animal Clinic. Dr. Daugette joined our team in June of 2018. She grew up in Colleyville, TX with two very supportive parents and various pets. Dr. Daugette graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009 from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then continued her studies at the Texas A&M University-College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2015. She takes a particular interest in general medicine, avian medicine, ultrasound and general surgery.

Dr. Daugette loves the relationships formed with clients and their pets. Whether in a time of urgent need, or sharing preventative care tips, she is always available to help. At home, she cares for 9 family pets! Four dogs, three chickens, and two guinea pigs. Dr. Daugette and her husband Mark, have three children together, Bea, Jack, and Ellie. She enjoys movie nights and outdoor adventures with family, along with working in her pollinator garden, trips to the pool, and painting watercolor pet portraits.

She is a proud member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Association of Avian Veterinarians.

Arlington VeterinarianVanessa Raphael, DVM

Associate veterinarian, Dr. Vanessa Raphael joined Crossroads Animal Clinic in June of 2018. Dr. Raphael loves educating clients about the health and wellness of their four-legged family members. Growing up in El Paso, TX, alongside a loving and supportive family, Dr. Raphael always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. She graduated with a degree in Biomedical Science from Tarleton State University in 2014, after attending Tarrant County College. Dr. Raphael continued her studies at Texas A&M University-College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2018. She loves veterinary medicine, particularly dentistry and ultrasound.

Dr. Raphael is happily married to her husband Joe and has 2 grown children. She is a proud member of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Tarrant County Medical Association.